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The Authority of Antiquity: England and the Protestant Latin Bible

Bruce Gordon

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a complex narrative of biblical translation in Protestant scholarship. It draws attention to Protestant efforts to produce a universal Latin translation as an intermediary ... More


Biblical Erudition

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The tension in the sixteenth century between Christian institutions, viewed as corrupt, and the Scriptures, taken to be the unsullied source of spiritual renewal, gives rise to an energetic biblical ... More


The Lexical and Biblical Evidence

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The original Old Testament word for covenant is berith. However, the primary import of the meaning of the word berith was lost as it was translated into various languages, particularly Greek and ... More


Translating Sodom

Robert Mills

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on a series of illuminated manuscripts known as the Bibles moralisées, which were produced for members of the French royal family between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries. ... More


The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Polly Ha and Patrick Collinson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book brings together reformation and reception studies by exploring the relationship between reformations on the European continent and in Britain. The eleven chapters discuss familiar ... More


‘Wyatt Resteth Here’: Henry Howard and the Invention of Resistance

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Henry Howard, the poet Earl of Surrey, his refashioning of Wyatt’s reputation and legacy after his death, and his own representation of himself as the heir to Wyatt’s poetic ... More


Stolen Daughters and Stolen Idols

Sara Coodin

in Is Shylock Jewish?: Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare's Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474418386
eISBN:
9781474434492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418386.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 3 continues the discussion of the Genesis Jacob cycle’s intertextual relationship to The Merchant of Venice, focusing intently on Shylock’s daughter Jessica. This chapter examines how ... More


The Bible

Andrew Taylor

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the following versions of the Bible, dealing principally with those from the Geneva onwards: Tyndale's New Testament (1525), Tyndale's Pentateuch (1530), Coverdale (1535), The ... More


Biblical Commentary

Andrew Taylor

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of biblical commentary in the 1550–1660 period. Biblical commentary was a scholarly activity. The fact that almost no grammar, lexicon, or commentary by an English ... More


Ancilla theologiae: Yiddish as a Hilfsmittel for Theological Studies

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In addition to Protestant concern with Jews and Judaism in Germany, Christian interest in the Yiddish language and literature also stemmed from the Protestant ambition to utilize the language for ... More


Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature

Jean Baumgarten

Jerold C. Frakes (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199276332
eISBN:
9780191699894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276332.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This book provides a survey of the broad and deep literary tradition in Yiddish. The book is a study of an entire culture via its literature, and thus it sees literature in a broad sense. It begins ... More


The Psalms

Donald Mackenzie

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of the Psalms in the 1550–1660 period. It discusses how the translation of the English psalm in the Renaissance period flowed in three channels: first within ... More


The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian versus Greek in Late Antiquity

Jean-Luc Fournet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198347
eISBN:
9780691201733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had ... More


Translation and Religious Belief

Louis Kelly

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of religious texts in the period 1550–1660. The fraught conflicts between different kinds of Christianity energized and shaped important areas of translation ... More


The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission and the Defense of Orthodoxy

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Responses to the independence of the Greek Church and the creation of new ecclesiastical institutions illustrate the central distinction within Greek society in the post-revolutionary era, between ... More


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